4197Re: 128th PA weapons
- Feb 2, 2008Tom,
Do you use Vol. II of Todd's book? I don't have any of the three and
wondered if just buying II would suffice since it covers 1851-72?
--- In TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com, "Thomas Clemens" <clemenst@...>
>Springfield rifled muskets.
> Fred Todd's American Military Equipage says the 128th PA had
>answer that question. I just can confirm that they had very little
> Thomas G. Clemens D.A.
> Professor of History
> Hagerstown Community College
> >>> <128thpa@...> 02/01/08 5:23 PM >>>
> Unfortunately, I haven't gotten that far in my research on them to
drilling from letters and reports. Though their Colonel, Samuel
Croasdale had been in the 25th Pa, so he had some experience, which
is why he got the job of Colonel. He primarily raised Co C of the
regiment, most men coming from the Doylestown area.
>they had very little drilling,.
> -------------- Original message --------------
> From: "dean_essig" <dean_essig@...>
> I agree...
> Paula, maybe you can confirm their armament information for me?
> --- In TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com, 128thpa@ wrote:
> > The 128th Pa were definitely green. In fact, prior to Antietam,
> Mostly digging entrenchments around DC.
> > Paula
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